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wogocfpɛɩadv.in vainŊ jaŋ mʋ lee la wogo.You will go there in vain.
-wogocf-tanɩɩ-adjsfxdifferent, strangekuoriwogo.different chief.
wokun, blacksmith chisel
wollivto shell (groundnuts)Mɩ jaŋ wolli jisiiŋ.I am going to shell some groundnuts.
wombiigɛsɛn, crossroad
wombiiŋcfwɛnɩŋn, 1path, way, road2journey3way of action, deeds
wombiiŋ tʋɔŋ daagɛrɛn, wayside roots (medicinal)
wombiiŋ tʋɔŋ pɩpaaŋn, wayside leaves (medicinal)
wombiivɛnnɛn, traveller
woŋcfáŋkʋbɛɛinterr.who?Woŋ nɛ bʋla pɩŋ?Who told you?
worivto solve a problemKʋbɛɛ nɛ wori wɩɩ la lɛ?Who solved the problem?
woruŋadj/adv1very much, very big Tɩɩbal nɛ woruŋ..It is a very big tree.2wellBʋl wɩɩ la woruŋ.Say the matter well.
woso wosocfbasa basapiri piriadv.undisciplined, hurriedly, superficiallyƲ ŋaa wɩaa kala woso woso nɛ.He does everything superficially.
wotoexcl(Hs.) So, well, what if?Woto, mɩ sɩɩ mʋ Kʋmasɩ, baŋmɛɛ nɛ ba jaŋ laa?What if I go to Kumasi, how much will they charge me?
wulv1to climb throughƲ wule to kɛrɛ jʋʋ.He climbed through the wall.2to press (on the side of the body) Ʋ joŋ kɩalɩŋ wul nɛ.He is pressing the things on the side of his body.
wulimicfkpɛ̀rɛ̀vto boil (water)Lɩɩ la wulimi nɛ.The water is boiling.
wullivto turn over, somersaultKɛŋ chenfilii la kaa wulli.Turn the fish over.
Wulumbele/Wulunhiesin, time when the big heat starts (roughly February )
wulumuŋn, heat
Wulunnɩɩŋn, beginning of the farming season, hottest time (roughly March)
wuov1to be able to do sth.Mɩ jaŋ wuo jɩl basikuuri.I can ride a bicycle.2to afford, manageMɩ bɩ wuo.I cannot afford it.3to be stronger thanMɩ nɛ wuo baal la.I am stronger than that man.
wuoliv1to be emptyDɩa la wuolo nɛ, mɩ ha bɩ godo yɔbɔ.My room is empty, I have not yet bought a bed.2to be open, to be uncoveredMɩ dɩa la wuolo nɛ, kapɩnta ha bɩ kpaasa.My house is uncovered, because the carpenter has not put a roof on it.3to open (funeral)Mɩ jaŋ wuoli yoho jɩnɩŋ.I shall open the funeral today.
-wuolo-adjsfxempty thing
wuoocfasee!patɩexcloh! (excl. of astonishment)Wuoo, kʋla yʋga!Oh, how big it is!
wuricfpollivto remove, stripƲ wuri ʋ gɛrɩŋ a mʋ fo lɩɩŋ.He stripped off his clothes and had a bath.